Guide to Quilt Sizes – Planning Your Quilt Top & Batting

WHY  YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR QUILT SIZES I have always believed that quilt patterns are more of a suggestion than a rule. Whether you want to design your own quilt top from start to finish or alter a quilt pattern to a new size, first you need to know the purpose of your quilt.

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How to Bind a Quilt – Machine Binding

CHOOSING HOW YOU SHOULD BIND YOUR QUILT Before you bind your quilt, you should determine what the quilt will be used for. Some examples of quilt use include, being loved on by a child or family member, hanging in your home as a wall-hanging or even being entered into a quilt show. This tutorial focuses

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Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 1 – Fabric Pull

WELCOME! It is week #1 of the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along, and I couldn’t be more excited to journey with you! This week we select fabrics! Anybody else have trouble with this part? When selecting fabrics for the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along, you will want to think in terms of three – fabrics that is…

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What’s Wrong with My Quilting – HELP?

I spent 6 hours with some amazing ladies in Fountain Inn, SC this week. We worked our way through my Improve Your Practice: Free-Motion Quilting class, and I have to say, they blew my mind. This was a great group of ladies, eager to pay attention and soak up everything I had to say. By

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Quilt Motif Monthly – Wavy or Curvy Lines #3

Quilt Motif Monthly – WAVY/CURVY LINES Welcome to month three of Quilt Motif Monthly. This week we learn about what I call, Wavy Lines – but you will totally hear me say Curvy Lines as well. If you need a fast and easy quilt motif, wavy lines are your friend. They are also the foundation

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Quilt Motif Monthly – Filler Flowers #2

Quilt Motif Monthly – Filler Flowers Welcome to month two of Quilt Motif Monthly. This week we learn about what I call, Filler Flowers. These beauties work in all sorts of spaces and at all sorts of sizes. This motif is one of my favorites because it gives your quilting a puffy organic fill, especially

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Quilt Motif Monthly – Switchbacks – #1

  This month, I am introducing a new free resource for followers: Quilt Motif Monthly! I am super excited about this new project. I have twelve months already planned out for you. Each month, I invite you to check back to the blog (or subscribe to the blog) for a new free downloadable quilt motif

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Quilt Shame Challenge – Accepted!

Raise your hand if you have quilt tops you haven’t quilted because you don’t think you are good enough to quilt them? Raise your hand if you have ever pointed out quilting mistakes on your own work to someone else? Raise your hand if you have ever thrown away a quilted project because you didn’t

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2019 Planning Party – 2018 Year in Review

2018 has been a banner year for Jittery Wings. I wanted, for my own benefit to do a “round up” of sorts for the year so when I look back I will remember 2018. Then I learned that Quilting Jet Girl is doing a #2019PlanningParty, so I am totally in! Below is a link to

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Pouch of the Month Club – Paper Piecing Style

I am over the moon giddy about everything coming up in 2019. I have so many whimsical patterns rolling around in my head, and I decided it is time to get them out and into some beautiful fabrics. So, for 2019 I am launching a Pouch of the Month Club – Paper Piecing Style. In

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